Housing authorities across the USA are always trying to develop or redevelop new or existing affordable housing. In some cases, these redevelopments are multi-million and even billion dollar real estate deals. In these instances, the redevelopment brings jobs, infrastructure and opportunities to areas that might be economically depressed. Lets examine three of the larger projects… Read More 3 Massive Public Housing Redevelopments Taking Place in the USA
Wednesday morning, 14 June, 9:00-12:30 hrs the European Housing Network (Eurhonet), along with the European Federation for Living (EFL), will organize ‘Energy efficiency in social housing‘, a joint presentation of two projects on energy renovation: DREEAM (by Eurhonet) and TRIME (by EFL). We asked organizer Alessandro Cesale about DREEAM and Eurhonet’s participation in the ISHF.… Read More 75% energy demand reduction by applying the DREEAM toolkit.
The International Social Housing Festival’s main venue -Museum Het Schip- is located in the iconic, early 20th century residential block, ‘Het Schip’. During the festival, the block will be completely empty due to a large renovation project being constructed. The owner, housing corporation ‘Eigen Haard’, has commissioned construction firm Vastbouw to completely renovate the block and improve… Read More Renovating an icon of social housing
One of the projects on energy demand reduction that is being presented at the festival is TRIME by the European Federation for Living (EFL) on Wednesday morning 14 June, 09:00-12:30 hrs. We asked Joost Nieuwenhuijzen of EFL what we can expect. You have a strong background in Social Housing. Can you tell us when you decided… Read More Learning tenants to save energy